FootyMAD's Heart of Midlothian match preview

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Last updated : 19 October 2007
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History of the Heart of Midlothian v Dundee United fixture

Dundee Utd. face a trip to Heart of Midlothian at Tynecastle Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The The Terrors will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 38 and win only 16 of the 70 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2007, where Dundee Utd. annihilated the The Terrors 0 - 4 in a Scottish Premier match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 17 MarHearts0 - 4Dundee Utd.SPL
2006/2007Sat 23 DecDundee Utd.0 - 1HeartsSPL
2006/2007Sun 01 OctHearts4 - 0Dundee Utd.SPL
2005/2006Tue 07 FebDundee Utd.1 - 1HeartsSPL
2005/2006Sat 05 NovHearts3 - 0Dundee Utd.SPL
2005/2006Sun 14 AugDundee Utd.0 - 3HeartsSPL
2004/2005Sat 16 AprDundee Utd.2 - 1HeartsSPL

Recent respective form guides

Heart of Midlothian have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the Jambo's, with 7 goals against.

Dundee Utd. have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the The Terrors have hit 7 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Hearts's 14 points from 9 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position. Dundee Utd. find themselves in a respectable 4th position, courtesy of the 16 points they have accumulated from 9 games.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Hearts650118815
Dundee Utd.64028612

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Jambo's, as the The Terrors have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Hearts Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
Dundee Utd. 15 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.

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